3,500 Cars go up in Flames


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A terrible loss in Florida, about 3,500 cars went up in a cloud of smoke last Friday.

The rental cars were parked in an overflow lot at the Florida International Airport in Fort Myers.

Firefighters and police attended the blaze.

A total of 3,516 cars were damaged or destroyed.

There is millions of dollars in damage. The fire raged on for about 18 hours.

There were no injuries.

There was no damage recorded at the airport.